Today, we have Taiwanese rapper Xiangxu here to talk to us about the past 100 years of Taiwanese history.
1:00 - What is Taiwan?
4:38 - Dutch East Indies Company’s role in Taiwan
7:00 - How Japan Annexed Taiwan under the Qing Dynasty.
10:33 - Kominka Movement: Japanesization of Taiwan
15:12 - Chinese Civil War
17:00 - KMT’s rise to power in Taiwan
18:00 - The Retrocession Process
20:13 - The 228 incident
23:24 - Taiwan’s Martial Law period which lasted for 37 years
29:33 - KMT’s White Terror
32:33 - How the US government stopped the PLA from uniting Taiwan
40:18 - “Almost colonial government”
48:00 - China and Taiwan and a conundrum